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PSY/211

ESSENTIALS
OF PSYCHOLOGY


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PSY 211 Week 1 A
Research Plan

Instructions

Complete the
University of Phoenix Material: A Research Plan

Click the
Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

A Research
Plan

 

Part I – Research Problem

Think about something in psychology
that you would be interesting in studying. You can select a topic from what
you’ll be studying in this course or another topic that seems intriguing to
you.

 

Respond to the following in 50 to 75
words:




Identify your research problem and
describe it. What about this topic interests you?




 




 

Part II – The Scientific Method

 

Consider the scientific method and complete
the following table explaining each step of the scientific method in your own
words. Please use complete sentences to write 25 to 50 words describing each
step.

 




Step


Description




Formulate a testable hypothesis


 




Select the research method and design the
study


 




Collect the data


 




Analyze the data and draw conclusions


 




 

Answer the following questions in about 75 to 100 words each:

 




How would you use the scientific method
in examining your research problem? Be sure to go over each step of the
scientific method in your response.




 




 




Which research methodology would you use
to examine your research problem? Why? How is this research methodology
different from the other methodologies in psychology?




 




 

 

References

 

Revised
from Ch. 2 of

 

Carter, K & Seifert, C. M. (2013) Learn psychology. Burlington, MA: Jones
& Bartlett Learning.

 

 

PSY 211 Week 1 Knowledge
Check

Instructions

Complete the Week 1 Knowledge Check

 

Week 1 Knowledge Check

The material presented
below is not meant to be a comprehensive list of all you need to know in the
content area. Rather it is a starting point for building your knowledge and
skills. Additional study materials are recommended in each area below to help
you master the material.

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ORIGIN AND
HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY


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MAJOR
PERSPECTIVES IN PSYCHOLOGY


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DESCRIPTIVE
RESEARCH


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Concept: ORIGIN AND HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY




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Materials on the concept


  • 1.2. The Origins and History of Psychology

  • 1.1. The Science of Psychology





1.

Parker is majoring in behavioral
biology which examines the impact of our physiology on what we do. His friend
thinks that behavioral biology is just copying psychology. Which correct
statement could Parker use to answer his friend's assumption?

·        
A.

Psychology has roots in biology.

·        
B.

Only in the last few years has
the field of biology started to examine behavior.

·        
C.

There is no link between behavior
and biology.

·        
D.

The study of biology and
psychology have never shared issues of study





2.

The study of psychology is
influenced by the study of biology. For example, naturalist Charles Darwin
heavily influenced which classic school of thought in psychology?

·        
A.

Functionalism

·        
B.

Structuralism

·        
C.

Psychoanalytic

·        
D.

Behavioral





3.

Which of the following is the
best reason that psychology should be seen as a science?

·        
A.

It focuses on important human
questions.

·        
B.

It studies observable phenomena.

·        
C.

It uses the mind to study itself.

·        
D.

t uses the scientific method.





4.

Sam was comparing different
sciences and noticed something unique about psychology when compared to the
natural sciences. Which of the following might he have noticed?

·        
A.

Psychologists implement the
scientific method much more frequently than most other fields.

·        
B.

Psychologists focus on studying
human health and its preservation.

·        
C.

Psychologists often use the
subject of investigations to perform the investigation itself.

·        
D.

Psychologist struggle with
limitations of prediction while trying to understand behaviors.



Concept: MAJOR PERSPECTIVES IN PSYCHOLOGY




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Materials on the concept


  • 1.2. The Origins and History of Psychology

  • 2.2. Descriptive Research





5.

Danelle loves peanut butter and
jelly sandwiches. A functionalist would focus on which aspect of Danelle's
appreciation?

·        
A.

The components of his experience.

·        
B.

The reasons he might like the
sandwich.

·        
C.

The unconscious motivations.

·        
D.

The serotonin ingredients found in
the sandwich.





6.

Van is raving about how much he
loves peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. A psychoanalytic psychologist would
focus on which aspect of Van's appreciation?

·        
A.

The components of his experience.

·        
B.

The reasons he might like the
sandwich.

·        
C.

The unconscious motivations.

·        
D.

The serotonin ingredients found
in the sandwich.





7.

Theo thought that the reason that
many dogs spin before they sit down is to be sure they aren't sitting on
anything harmful. He suggests this increases their chance of survival. Theo's
assumption forms the basis of what contemporary perspective of psychology?

·        
A.

Psychoanalytic

·        
B.

Evolutionary

·        
C.

Positive psychology

·        
D.

Humanism



Concept: DESCRIPTIVE RESEARCH




Mastery


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Materials on the concept


  • 2.2. Descriptive Research





8.

Jane Goodall's studies of
chimpanzees in the wild best fit in the descriptive research category of
______.

·        
A.

naturalistic observation

·        
B.

survey

·        
C.

case study

·        
D.

experiment





9.

In one study, a girl who had been
severely neglected was tested for her language ability. The best description of
this method is ______.

·        
A.

naturalistic observation

·        
B.

survey

·        
C.

case study

·        
D.

experiment





10.

Francine completed a
questionnaire asking about her texting experiences. This method is called
______.

·        
A.

naturalistic observation

·        
B.

survey

·        
C.

case study

·        
D.

experiment



 

 

PSY 211 Week 2 Motivations
in Advertising

Instructions

Advertisers and
marketers use information about our motivations when they create advertising
campaigns. Find video clips of commercials for a particular product and
identify which motivations are being targeted in the ad.

Create a 350- to 525-word
(about 1- to 1 1/2-page) paper about motivation in which you do the following:


  • Summarize
    the commercial.

  • Describe the
    motivation(s) being targeted in the ad. Also consider which motivations
    aren't being targeted.

  • Compare the
    different theories of motivation (instinct, evolutionary, drive, arousal,
    incentive, and hierarchal) and explain their relevance, if any, in the
    advertisement.



Note. Be sure to properly cite any resources you
use.

Click the Assignment Files tab
to submit your assignment.

 

 

PSY 211 Week 2 Knowledge Check

Instructions

Complete the Week 2 Knowledge Check

 

Week 2 Knowledge Check

The material presented
below is not meant to be a comprehensive list of all you need to know in the
content area. Rather it is a starting point for building your knowledge and
skills. Additional study materials are recommended in each area below to help
you master the material.

Personalized Study Guide Results 

Score
10 / 10






Concepts


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Questions





BEHAVIORAL
LEARNING THEORIES


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MOTIVATIONAL
THEORIES


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Concept: BEHAVIORAL LEARNING THEORIES




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Materials on the concept


  • 6.1. How We Learn





1.

Which of these is the best
example of classical conditioning?

·        
A.

Natalia learns to figure skate.

·        
B.

Eliana's cat salivates whenever
it hears the electric can opener.

·        
C.

Andrea remembers her first kiss.

·        
D.

Helen copies her mom's lipstick
use.





2.

Which of these is the best
example of operant conditioning?

·        
A.

Watching another monkey eat a
peanut.

·        
B.

Salivating when food is in your
mouth.

·        
C.

Putting change in a vending
machine to get a drink.

·        
D.

Sneezing when your nose is
tickled.





3.

Which of these is the best
example of observational learning?

·        
A.

A baby learning to crawl.

·        
B.

Blinking when a puff of air hits
your eye.

·        
C.

Hearing the same story again.

·        
D.

Seeing how to unlatch the door
and doing it.





4.

Which type of learning occurs
when a young monkey grows sleepy when it sees the sun set?

·        
A.

Classical conditioning

·        
B.

Operational conditioning

·        
C.

Observational learning

·        
D.

Cognitive learning





5.

Which of the following is
the best example of classical conditioning?

·        
A.

Emmet enjoys riding his new
skateboard.

·        
B.

Jonah trembles whenever he hears
thunder.

·        
C.

Jill tries to kiss like she saw
in a movie.

·        
D.

Laurent goes camping after
enjoying his last trip.





6.

Which of the following is
the best example of operant conditioning?

·        
A.

Seeing someone sneeze and copying
him or her.

·        
B.

Blushing when embarrassed.

·        
C.

Giving a compliment and receiving
a smile.

·        
D.

Learning to predict when food is
served.





7.

Which of these is the best
example of reinforcement?

·        
A.

Getting an “F” on a test after
studying well.

·        
B.

Having an outcome of any kind
follow an action.

·        
C.

Being told the same lesson again.

·        
D.

Getting an “A” on a test after
studying well.





8.

Which of the following is
the best example of observational learning?

·        
A.

When Mary falls, Paul laughs.

·        
B.

Seeing a pond, Petey throws a
rock into it.

·        
C.

After seeing Mom and Dad argue,
Jennifer does the same to get her way.

·        
D.

After Dad loses his job, Sam cuts
back on his spending.



Concept: MOTIVATIONAL THEORIES




Mastery


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Materials on the concept


  • 10.1. Motivational Theories





9.

The urge to avoid a spider is
most likely due to ______.

·        
A.

instinct

·        
B.

drive

·        
C.

arousal

·        
D.

incentive





10.

The urge to protect your child is
most likely due to ______.

·        
A.

arousal

·        
B.

drive

·        
C.

evolution

·        
D.

incentive



 

 

PSY 211 Week 3 Development
Matrix

Instructions

Complete the
University of Phoenix Material: Development Matrix.

Click the
Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

Development Matrix

Part
I – Developmental Stages

For
each developmental domain, physical, cognitive, and social, identify two major
changes or challenges associated with the following stages: childhood,
adolescence, and adulthood.

 




Stage
of Development



Physical
Development



Cognitive
Development



Social
Development





Childhood


 


 


 




Adolescence


 


 


 




Adulthood


 


 


 




 

Part
II – Developmental Gaps

 

Respond to the
following in at least 150 words:

 

Demonstrate the
interdependence of all the areas of development (physical, cognitive, and
social) by imagining a persons’ behavior with one area missing. Create a
scenario with an area of development lacking and describe the possible results.
You may focus on a specific age or imagine how a later age would be affected by
the lack of an area during an earlier age (e.g., how a lack of cognitive
development during infancy would affect the behavior of an adult).

Revised from Learn Psychology, p. 494

 




 




 




 




 




 




 




 




 




Part
III – Nature Versus Nurture

Using
your own words, write at least 100 words describing the concept of “nature
versus nurture”:

 




 




 




 




 




 




 

 

PSY 211 Week 4 Personality
Paper

Instructions

Write at least 350 words in which you consider personality. In
your paper, include the following:


  • Describe the
    different perspectives (psychoanalytic, humanistic, trait, social
    cognitive, and biological) on personality

  • Explain how
    changeable or unchangeable you think personality is.



Note. Be sure to include an appropriate
introduction and conclusion and properly cite any resources you use.

Click the Assignment Files tab
to submit your assignment.

 

 

PSY 211 Week 4 Depression
Brochure

Instructions

Imagine you work for a
small clinic that offers counseling. Recently, a large number of people have
come in wanting to seek treatment for their depression. In order to address
this need, you've been asked to create a brochure that explains depression and
its treatments.

Create a 6- to 8-panel brochure
which does the following:


  • Defines
    "psychological disorders" and "abnormal behavior."

  • Describes
    the classification to which depression belongs.

  • Differentiates
    this classification from other classifications of psychological disorders.

  • Describes
    depression and its symptoms.

  • Explains
    treatment options, including the pros and cons for each type of therapy.



Note. You can use the Brochure Builder to create
your brochure and save it as a PDF to submit or you can create your own
brochure using Microsoft Word or another software. Also, be sure to properly
cite any resources you use.

Click the Assignment Files tab
to submit your assignment.

 

 

PSY 211 Week 5 Socialization
Paper

Instructions

Write a 350- to 525-word (1- to 1 1/2-page) paper in which you
consider social behaviors. In your paper, include the following:


  • Describe the
    various factors that contribute to attitude (affects, behaviors, and
    cognitions).

  • Explain the
    role of prejudice, aggression, and attraction in social interaction.

  • Explain the
    influence that groups play on a person's behavior.

  • Describe the
    difference between conformity (shifting your thoughts to align with
    someone else's) and obedience (changing because someone tells you to).

  • Describe the
    role of social psychology in the workplace environment. For example, how
    can understanding social psychology help you at your place of work?



Note. Be sure to properly cite any resources you
use.

Click the Assignment Files tab
to submit your assignment.

 

 

PSY 211 Week 5 Knowledge
Check

Instructions

Complete the Week 5 Knowledge Check

 

Week 5 Knowledge Check

The material presented
below is not meant to be a comprehensive list of all you need to know in the
content area. Rather it is a starting point for building your knowledge and
skills. Additional study materials are recommended in each area below to help
you master the material.

Personalized Study Guide Results 

Score
5 / 5






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Mastery


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ATTITUDE


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GROUP
INFLUENCE ON THE INDIVIDUAL


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Concept: ATTITUDE




Mastery


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Materials on the concept


  • 16.4. Attitudes and Social Judgments





1.

A tendency to judge people,
objects, or issues in a certain way.

·        
A.

Attribution

·        
B.

Conflict

·        
C.

Attitude

·        
D.

Objectivity



Concept: GROUP INFLUENCE ON THE INDIVIDUAL




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Materials on the concept


  • 16.5. Conformity and Obedience

  • 16.7. Group Influence on the Individual





2.

Jerry hates wearing ties because
he thinks they are uncomfortable. At his new job, however, he is expected to
wear a tie every day, so he does. His tie wearing behavior is the result of
______.

·        
A.

social influence

·        
B.

informational social influence

·        
C.

normative social influence

·        
D.

conformity influence





3.

Carlie witnesses a man trip and
get injured on the sidewalk. She sees there are a dozen other people around and
decides to keep moving. What influenced her decision?

·        
A.

The diffusion of responsibility

·        
B.

Deindividuation

·        
C.

Social-responsibility norm

·        
D.

Altruism





4.

Prince is doing a group
presentation with eight people in her class. Since so many people are on the
team, he does not feel much pressure to work his best. What may have influenced
his work ethic?

·        
A.

Deindividuation

·        
B.

Social facilitation

·        
C.

Group polarization

·        
D.

Social loafing





5.

Clark has a huge New Year's
brunch every year. He only sends invitations to those who have invited him to a
party in the last year. Clark's invitations are influenced by ______.

·        
A.

altruism

·        
B.

reciprocity norm

·        
C.

social responsibility norm

·        
D.

informational social influence



 

 
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